| Mumbai |
Updated: November 16, 2017 2:46 am
Mumbai-based filmmaker Gyan Correa became the third member of the International Film Festival of India jury to resign on Wednesday after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry removed two films selected by the jury for screening at the festival.
The jury head, filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, and writer-editor Apurva Asrani have already resigned from the 13-member panel.
Sources said the three quit after two films — Nude (Marathi) and S Durga (Malayalam) — selected by the jury, were removed from the final list by the ministry.
Correa, who directed The Good Road, a national award-winning film that was India’s entry to the Oscars in 2014, did not comment on his move.
The Indian Express has learnt that the other members of the jury are contemplating writing to I&B Minister Smriti Irani, requesting her to reconsider the…